Peter Straub

Peter Straub

Peter Straub was born in Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA on March 2nd, 1943 and passed away at the age of 79 on September 4th, 2022.

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Peter Straub Stats: The highest rated book by Peter Straub on Book Notification is , the 47091st novel in the series. The second-highest rated book is Floating Dragon, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Peter Straub on Book Notification is Ghost Story, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is The Throat (Blue Rose Trilogy #3).

Below is a complete list of Peter Straub books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Blue Rose Trilogy Books in Publication Order

List of Criminal Records Books in Publication Order

List of Talisman Books in Publication Order (with Stephen King)

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1973
2
1975
3
81977
4
7.61979
5
71980
6
81982
7
1982
8
1985
9
71996
10
61999
11
62003
12
62003
13
2010
14
52010

The Skylark is an earlier, much longer version of A Dark Matter.

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Graphic Novels in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Peter Straub Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1982
2
1986
3
1988
4
1991
5
1991
6
1991
7
1991
8
1993
9
1994
10
8 1994
11
1995
12
1995
13
1996
14
1998
15
1999
16
2000
17
2000
18
2000
19
2001
20
2002
21
2008
22
2008
23
2009
24
2010
25
2010
26
2010
27
9 2010
28
10 2011
29
2011
30
2012
31
2012
32
2012
33
2012
34
2013
35
2013
36
2013
37
2013
38
2015
39
2015
40
10 2016
41
2016
42
10 2016
43
2017
44
6 2017
45
2017
46
2019
47
2021
48
2022
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Peter Straub: Biography

Peter Straub was born on March 2nd, 1943. Peter passed away September 4th, 2022 at 79 years old. Peter Straub was born in Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA.

Peter Straub is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 14 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1973 with the novel Marriages. The most recently released novel was A Dark Matter which was released in 2010.

Peter Straub also wrote the Short Story Collections series which has 9 books including Ishmael and Open Air.

Peter Straub: Awards & Accolades

Peter Straub has won multiple awards including: The Bram Stoker Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, in 2005 and the World Fantasy Award, Life Achievement, in 2010.

Peter Straub has won many awards including:

  • Floating Dragon won the British Fantasy Award, Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award), in 1984.
  • Koko won the World Fantasy Award, Novel, in 1989.
  • Fourth Annual Collection won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 1992.
  • The Ghost Village won the World Fantasy Award, Novella, in 1993.
  • The Throat won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novel, in 1993.
  • Mr. Clubb and Mr. Cuff won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Long Fiction, in 1998.
  • Mr. X won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novel, in 1999.
  • The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10 won the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 2000.
  • Magic Terror won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection, in 2000.
  • The Talisman won the Audie Award, Best Fiction, in 2002.
  • Lost Boy Lost Girl won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novel, in 2003.
  • In The Night Room won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novel, in 2004.
  • American Fantastic Tales won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 2010.
  • A Dark Matter won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novel, in 2010.
  • The Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Long Fiction, in 2011.

The following novels by Peter Straub were also nominated for these awards:

  • Shadowland: World Fantasy Award, Novel (1981).
  • The Talisman: World Fantasy Award, Novel (1985).
  • The Juniper Tree and Other Blue Rose Stories: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Long Fiction (1988).
  • Houses Without Doors: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (1990). World Fantasy Award, Collection (1991).
  • The Throat: World Fantasy Award, Novel (1994).
  • Fee: World Fantasy Award, Novella (1995).
  • Black Thorn, White Rose: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (1995).
  • The Hellfire Club: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novel (1996). British Fantasy Award, Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award) (1997).
  • As Above, So Below: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Long Fiction (1998).
  • Mr. Clubb and Mr. Cuff: World Fantasy Award, Novella (1999).
  • The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (1999).
  • Mr. X: British Fantasy Award, Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award) (2001).
  • Black House: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novel (2001).
  • Magic Terror: World Fantasy Award, Collection (2001). British Fantasy Award, Best Collection (2002).
  • Conjunctions #39: The New Wave Fabulists: Otherwise Award, Best Science Fiction (2002). World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2003).
  • Lost Boy Lost Girl: British Fantasy Award, Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award) (2004).
  • 5 Stories: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (2007).
  • A Dark Matter: Shirley Jackson Award, Best Novel (2010).
  • xo Orpheus: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2014).
  • The Beauty of Death: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2016).
  • The Beauty of Death, Vol. 2: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2017).

Related Authors

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Peter Straub are:

  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
  2. Dean Koontz, author of the Odd Thomas Series.
  3. John Grisham, author of the Jake Brigance Series.
  4. Dan Brown, author of the Robert Langdon Series.
  5. Neil Gaiman, author of the American Gods Series.

Peter Straub: F.A.Q

When was Peter Straub Born?

Peter Straub was born on March 2nd, 1943.

When did Peter Straub die?

Peter Straub died on September 4th, 2022 at 79 years old.

Where was Peter Straub Born?

Peter Straub was born in Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA.

What awards has Peter Straub won?

Peter Straub has won the following awards: Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bram Stoker Awards (2005) and the Life Achievement at the World Fantasy Award (2010).

What book awards has Peter Straub won?

Floating Dragon: British Fantasy Award Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award) (1984).
Koko: World Fantasy Award Novel (1989).
Fourth Annual Collection: World Fantasy Award Anthology (1992).
The Ghost Village: World Fantasy Award Novella (1993).
The Throat: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in a Novel (1993).
Mr. Clubb and Mr. Cuff: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in Long Fiction (1998).
Mr. X: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in a Novel (1999).
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10: British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (2000).
Magic Terror: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (2000).
The Talisman: Audie Award Best Fiction (2002).
Lost Boy Lost Girl: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in a Novel (2003).
In The Night Room: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in a Novel (2004).
American Fantastic Tales: World Fantasy Award Anthology (2010).
A Dark Matter: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in a Novel (2010).
The Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in Long Fiction (2011).

What was the first book Peter Straub wrote?

The first book written by Peter Straub was Ishmael, published in 1972.

What was the most recent book Peter Straub wrote?

His most recently released work was The Process (is a Process All Its Own) (a short story) on July 31st, 2017.

How many books has Peter Straub written?

Peter Straub has written 42 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 4 books in the Blue Rose Trilogy Series, 1 book in the Criminal Records Series, 2 books in the Talisman Series, 14 Standalone Novels, 9 Short Stories/Novellas, 9 books in the Short Story Collections, 2 books in the Graphic Novels, 1 book in the Non-Fiction Books.

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